Administrative Apprentice DUTTON CONSTRUCTION LTD

This is an exciting opportunity to work for The Dutton Group, specifically Dutton FM, undertaking varied duties. You will be working with a small hardworking and friendly team. The role will include various administration duties with the aim to develop and have more responsibility whilst studying your Business Administration apprenticeship course with Babington.

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Closing date: 27 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Plus Bonus Scheme monthly. Accelerated pay scheme £12,409.28 pa after 12 weeks. £14,285.28 after 32 weeks Plus 2 x discretionary pay rises over the course of the first 12 months.

  • Working week

    Monday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Tuesday: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, Wednesday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Thursday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. You will be required to work alternate Saturdays from 10am till 2pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    28 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • General administrative duties including typing correspondence by e-mail and letter
  • To undertake filing, faxing, record keeping, photocopying and distribution of relevant documents
  • Provide support to members of the management team
  • Using Microsoft Packages, in particular Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Deal courteously and efficiently with all visitors
  • Answering the telephone
  • Responsible for co-ordinating the post
  • Providing refreshments for visitors when required
  • Inputting data onto internal systems
  • Dealing with stationary/stock levels and reordering
  • Assisting all members of the team as and when required
  • Dealing with requests for information
  • Ensuring that the Policies of the company are observed, and that good practice is encouraged, particularly in the areas of Health & Safety, Equal Opportunities, and confidentiality

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard.

  • 18 month duration with 12 months of the learning period and 6 months end point assessment
  • Level 2 Maths and English functional skills if required
  • Remote delivery

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • There is a strong possibility that you will gain a permanent position following successful employment as well as achievement of the full apprenticeship.
  • There will be opportunity to study further, and this will be expected of successful candidates.
  • There will be chance to study a broad range of further qualifications to degree level and beyond in areas such as management, surveying, marketing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Flexible Working Policy in Place. On occasion work falling outside of these hours may be required. Alternate Saturdays 4 hours flexible working. Free parking, paid on working hours work socials.

About the employer

The Dutton Group offers as part of its portfolio a facilities management (FM) solution. FM is a fast-paced and rapidly growing area of UK business. Dutton FM provides versatile and quality facilities management services which enhances our client's operational delivery and provides value for money. The FM services we offer are extensive; electrical, plumbing & heating, cleaning, roofing, decorating, construction and refurbishment. At Dutton FM we aim to provide a tailored, bespoke facilities management service, which is specifically suited to the needs of our individual clients. We build close relationships with all our clients, developing an intense knowledge of their business which allows us to provide the exact facilities management solution they require. We are committed to sustainability and believe that all aspects of facilities management have the scope for sustainability practices. All of our employees are trained to be as sustainable as possible in their areas of the business and we see being sustainable as a team effort.




Dutton FM

Turnberry Park Rd


LS27 7LE

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Training provider



Lauren Bettany

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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